… is that you may end up losing focus. When you think in the long run, it is more likely that you will become a more cautious person. Sometimes you fail, just normal. But you know you need to fix this and change a habit.
People who changed the world were looking for awards? Money? Recognition? Or just had the desire and the courage to change the world?
Of course, you need recognition. But to make your art, you have to be willing to do things from the heart, without relying on awards.